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Paul Cotter Leaves NCAA to Start OHL Career

Posted on November 30, 2018

Paul Cotter has signed with the London Knights of the OHL. This is not the first time NZ has talked with him, Paul committed to Western Michigan University as a 2019 recruit. He started off this season on the Broncos’ roster, playing 8 games before signing with the Knights of London, ON. He tells us…

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Monctonian AAA Challenge 2018

Posted on November 30, 2018

Neutral Zone attended the Monctonian AAA Challenge in Moncton, New Brunswick on November 17th and 18th. It was a highly competitive and well-run event that featured a combination of 56 Bantam and Major Midget teams from across Canada. We were able to watch 16 teams play over the last two days of the tournament. The…

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U15/U16: HPHL Illinois Showcase: Top 40

Posted on November 29, 2018

The HPHL U16 and U15 levels where on display in Woodridge, IL to compete in their monthly showcase.  Both levels schedules were similar as teams from Detroit battled the Chicago based squads.  There were plenty of Division 1 commitments partaking in the grudge matches between friendly foes.  Numerous hard fought games left all of these…

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Junior Hockey Goalie Report #1: 175 Evaluations & Rankings

Posted on November 29, 2018

Neutral Zone is pleased to announce the launch of our new goalie evaluation section. We hired 7 goalie scouts from across the US and Canada to evaluate goalies in junior hockey from Tier III to Tier 1, Junior A and Junior B. There are about 175 different goalies listed here an some have more than…

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BCHL: Victoria Grizzlies @ Penticton Vees

Posted on November 28, 2018

Victoria Grizzlies 4 @ Penticton Vees 1 Summary: Victoria controlled the first period, outshooting Penticton 11-9. Victoria took advantage of Penticton playing with a shorter bench, with their speed and possession. Victoria’s aggressiveness on the penalty kill worked as Penticton went 0-2. Carter Berger for Victoria gave his team the early lead on a give…

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USHL: Madison @ Youngstown

Posted on November 28, 2018

Madison Capitols at Youngstown Phantoms Friday November 23, 2018 Thanksgiving weekend brought the Madison Capitals to Youngstown to battle the Phantoms. Chase Brand and Matthew Barnaby traded first period goals to get the game going. From their the Phantoms were able to take control of the contest and earn the 2 points. Below are a…

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NAHL: Aberdeen Wings @ Minot Minotauros

Posted on November 28, 2018

Aberdeen Wings @ Minot Minotauros Friday November 23,2018 In a post-Thanksgiving battle in North Dakota, the visiting Aberdeen Wings were able to jump out to a lead off the stick of Adam Pitters and then never looked back. Game play went back and fourth but it was Aberdeen who came out with a 4-2 road…

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OJHL: Kingston Voyageurs vs. Toronto Patriots and Brampton Admirals vs. Brantford 99‘ers

Posted on November 26, 2018

Kingston Voyageurs Vs. Toronto Patriots Game was played on Nov 24, 2018 in Toronto, Ontario. Kingston’s goaltender had to come up big in this one, making 38 of 39 saves and finishing the game with the 2-1 win. Kingston’s, Sean Robertson ended up with the game winner, capitalizing on a break away attempt shortly into…

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HPHL U14 Chicago Showcase: Top 50

Posted on November 23, 2018

Neutral Zone was on hand in the Chicago area November 10th and 11th for the HPHL 14U Showcase. The 2004 age group continues to impress, and this event was no exception. As always, the HPHL does not disappoint in both high-end talent and depth of talent. About half of these players are new additions to…

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NCDC: NJ Rockets @ Boston Bandits

Posted on November 23, 2018

New Jersey Rockets (4) @ Boston Bandits (3) The New Jersey Rockets took down the Boston Bandits on November 18th during an exciting 4-3 shootout win. There were a combined 82 shots in the game, and the first three goals were scored by the Rockets. Boston then scored 3 unanswered goals in the third period….

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